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  1. 900 g clams

  2. 250 ml dry white wine

  3. 1 bay leaf

  4. 4 cloves garlic , crushed

  5. 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

  6. 1 bunches mustard greens

  7. 1 medium red chilli , chopped

  8. 1 lemon , juice only

  9. 1 small bunch flat leaf parsley , chopped

  10. 2 tbsp olive oil ciabatta bread , to serve

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Steamed clams with wilted mustard greens, chilli and lemon Method 1. Wash the clams and place in the bottom of a large stainless steel steamer.

  2. Add the wine, bay leaf, onion, garlic and black pepper.

  3. Roughly chop the mustard greens and place in a slotted steamer basket. Scatter over the sliced red chillies and season with salt and black pepper.

  4. Lay the basket over the clams, cover the pot and cook over a medium heat for 10 minutes until the clams have opened and the greens are tender.

  5. Lift out the basket of greens and drizzle over the lemon juice. Place a few greens in the bottom of 4 individual bowls and spoon over a generous amount of clams and any cooking liquor.

  6. Scatter with chopped parsley, add a splash of olive oil and pass around chunks of crusty ciabatta bread.


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